In about a month, the reunited At The Gates will be hitting a recording studio for the first time in nearly 20 years.
That, my friends, is crazy shit.
Just think about that. Some of you aren’t even 20 years old. You were sperm and eggs the last time At The Gates released new music. How’s that feel? Great, I bet.
Anyways, At The Gates will begin tracking their next album in a month.
In an interview with Noisey, guitarist Anders Björler said:
“We started really early, and the process started last summer, actually. We had a full concept last fall, even. A lot of the song titles and lyrics were already written like half a year ago. Now we have everything done.”
His brother, Jonas Björler added:
“The album is complete. It just needs the final arranagements.”
At The Gates frontman Tomas Lindberg also said this:
“…With this album there was really two ways we could go into it. We could be really calculating and go, ‘Oh shit, this is really important. People are gonna really expect a lot. This is the most important album we’ve done.’ We could go into that way and overthink everything, and we’re still very meticulous about all the details, of course, but the other way would be just to go wherever the thing takes us.
“It sounds very cosmic or philosophical, but the music is out there. You just need the fucking medium to get it out to the people… But it’s like when we first started writing the initial songs, it just grew. First lyrics and then, ‘Ah, we’re onto something here,’ and then something else evolved.”
The new At The Gates record will be called At War With Reality and should be out this fall. I can’t fucking wait to hear some of it.
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